14 terms

Kevin S. Digital Citizenship Test

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Cookie
Pieces of information that is given to you from a site and is stored on your computer as data.
IP Address
Every computer has this assigned to them. It is a set of numbers that could be used to track your computer location.
Browse
To scroll through the Internet.
Phishing
When a person uses false information to scam another person into giving them private information, like passwords.
Secure Password
A password that is strong and difficult to guess. A secure password may contain made-up words, capital letters, and numbers.
Malware
A software that is meant to damage computers.
Virus
A harmful program that will go into a computer and prevent it from working properly.
Anti-virus Software
A software that is meant to find and destroy viruses.
Spyware
A type of malware that is sent to look at people's private files without their knowledge.
SOPA
Stands for Stop Online Piracy Act. It was considered by Congress and if passed, would've censored a lot of popular sites such as Wikipedia or Google in order to stop illegal downloads of products.
Piracy
The illegal reproduction or selling of products such as movies or songs without the producer's consent.
Troll
A person who annoys or pranks others on the Internet on purpose.
Adware
A software that automatically shows or downloads advertisements to a computer.
Log
A record of your actions on a website that the host can store.